Organising Hindu traditions in Europe, the case of Tamil Migrants from Sri Lanka

Baumann, Martin

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This paper provides a case study of a transplanted religious tradition and the tradition's endeavours to reconstruct organisational patterns in a socio-culturally different environment. The author looks at Hindu traditions from Sri Lanka which in cause of the flight of Tamil people came during the last two decades to Europe.

Document type: Article
Date: 2003
Version: Primary publication
Date Deposited: 1 July 2008
ISBN: 3-8185-0377-X
Faculties / Institutes: Universitäten / Institute > Universität Luzern / Kultur- und Sozialwissenschaftliche Fakultät / Religionswissenschaftliches Seminar
DDC-classification: Other and comparative religions
Controlled Subjects: Europa, Hinduismus, Tradition, Diaspora, Geschichte 1980-2000
Uncontrolled Keywords: Tamile , Religiöse Tradition, Europe , Hinduism , Tamil People , Religious Tradition , Diaspora
Subject (classification): Religion and Philosophy
Countries/Regions: other countries
Sri Lanka
Series: People > Schriften von Martin Baumann
Volume: 10
Additional Information: Dokumentation eines Workshops am Fachbereich Evangelische Theologie, Philipps-Universität Marburg. Alte Universität, 2.-6. Oktober 2002. Gefördert von der VolkswagenStiftung Hannover.